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…Paper and plastic are bad?

Paper Or Plastic?

Which do you choose?

If you’re trying to save the world, then your answer should be neither, as both come with downsides that negatively (and drastically) affect the environment.

To see exactly what each choice is doing to the environment, check out the The Washington Post’s comparison; because small changes are needed if we want to make a big difference.

[Washington Post – Paper Or Plastic?]

…Kotaku loves energy drinks?

Pure Energy DrinksThe game loving guys over at Kotaku decided to take on the challenge of comparing energy drinks to see what would take top spot in terms of pure energy as well as taste.

In addition, they also examine the common ingredients in these bottles of liquid fuel, and a bit of history for the buff inside every one of us.

If you’re a caffeine fiend, or if you’re just looking to start a new habit, then definitely check it out, as nothing beats the surge or the crash and burn of energy in a can.

[Kotaku – Pure Energy: A Critical Look At Energy Drinks]

…USPS is impressive?


Mail is a magical thing.

You handwrite an address on an envelope and attach a stamp to the outside, and a few days later your letter arrives exactly where it’s supposed to be.

So how does the USPS manage to handle 703 million pieces of mail per day?

Good Magazine has put together an impressive graphic representation of a comparison between FedEx, UPS, DHL and the USPS, and the numbers are staggering:

    700,000 employees, $73 billion revenue, 37,000 post offices, and 216,000 vehicles, all to deliver you your bills, Netflix, and credit card offers.

Rain, sleet or snow indeed.

[Good Magazine – How Our Mail Gets To Us]


…Sizeasy lets you visualize that new gadget you are about to buy?


Sizeasy gives you an easy way to visualize any object in comparison to a number of standard, everyday objects. You simply enter the dimensions of your object, select the objects you wish to compare to, and then you can view the comparison using four different angles. The above picture is an example of the results, comparing the new 2G iPod Shuffle to a matchbook and a credit card. This is a great tool for those times when you can’t quite get a grasp on the size of that gadget you’re ogling over, and would like a few visual clues while the cash burns a hole through your pocket.


[Via: Lifehacker]